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FAAH-OUT mutation for a life of no pain – No FAAH, no pain

A Scottish woman claims that she has not experienced pain over some supposedly painful conditions, like a severe joint... Read More

Pain

pain (Science: symptom) An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or... Read More

Deafferentation pain

Deafferentation pain (Science: symptom) pain due to loss of sensory input into the central nervous system, as occurs with... Read More

Hyperalgesia

Definition noun The excessive sensitivity to pain Supplement Hyperalgesia pertains to the excessive sensitivity to pain. It... Read More

Hypoalgesia

Definition noun A decreased sensitivity to painful stimuli. Supplement Hypoalgesia is the decreased sensitivity to pain. It... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Rovsings sign

Definition noun An indication of appendicitis when a palpation on the left lower quadrant of the abdomen results in pain at... Read More

Analgesic

Definition noun, plural: analgesics (pharmacology) A drug used to relieve pain without causing loss of consciousness; the... Read More

Agony

Agony Origin: L. Agonia, gr, orig. A contest, fr., cf. F. Agonie. See Agon. 1. Violent contest or striving. The world is... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Anaesthesia

Definition noun An induced reversible loss of perception of pain and other sensations Supplement Anaesthesia is an induced... Read More

Somatalgia

somatalgia 1. Pain in the body. 2. Pain due to organic causes, as opposed to psychogenic pain. Origin: somat-- G. Algos,... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Tender

tender 1. Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender... Read More

Peritonism

Definition noun A condition marked by symptoms such as vomiting, pain, and shock associated with the inflammation of the... Read More

Algology

Definition noun (botany) The scientific study of algae (medicine) The branch of medicine that is concerned with the study... Read More

Ail

Ail to affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; used to express some... Read More

Anaesthetic

Definition noun, plural: anesthetics (pharmacology) A drug or an agent that is used to produce temporary and partial loss of... Read More

Indolent

Indolent 1. Free from toil, pain, or trouble. 2. Indulging in ease; avoiding labour and exertion; habitually idle; lazy;... Read More

Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia

Definition noun The medical or scientific term for brain freeze Supplement The sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia is a type of... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

CMP

Definition noun (biochemistry) Abbreviation for cytidine monophosphate (cell biology) Abbreviation for the common myeloid... Read More

Rebound phenomenon

Definition noun (1) A temporary deviation from a normal state in the opposite direction following an abrupt removal or... Read More

Fasciculus of Lissauer

Definition noun A small bundle of fibers situated longitudinally in the white matter, at the entrance of the dorsal root... Read More

Somatosensation

Definition noun A somatosensory sensation; the perception of sensory stimuli coming from the skin that involves senses of... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Alveolalgia

Alveolalgia --> alveoalgia a postoperative complication of tooth extraction in which the blood clot in the socket... Read More

Inflammatory response

Definition noun, plural: inflammatory responses (medicine) A response of the body to an injurious agent, characterized by... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Sickle cell anaemia

Definition noun A hereditary blood disorder resulting in anaemia due to a mutation in the allele coding for the beta chain... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Subcostalgia

subcostalgia pain in the subcostal region. Origin: subcostal - G. Algos,... Read More

Tenalgia

tenalgia pain referred to a tendon. Synonym: tenodynia, tenontodynia. Origin: G. Tenon, tendon, - algos,... Read More

Rhinalgia

rhinalgia pain in the nose. Synonym: rhinodynia. Origin: rhin-- G. Algos,... Read More

Spondylalgia

spondylalgia pain in the spine. Origin: spondyl-- G. Algos,... Read More

Shoulder-girdle syndrome

Definition noun A neurologic disorder generally of unknown cause and characterized by the acute onset of shoulder pain... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More